Verizon Wireless is collecting information on what websites you go to, where your phone is located and what apps you use. The data is being used to display more targeted advertising. While your specific information will never be shared, you can choose to opt out by visiting the Verizon Wireless website. In other news, Netflix signed a billion dollar contract with CBS and Warner Bros. to bring CW content to its streaming video collection. Older seasons of some current shows will become available on October 15th. Don’t expect a huge selection of CW content until Fall of 2012. And finally, A Nielsen survey revealed that about 40% of smartphone and tablet owners are using them while watching TV. Only 30% of those viewers use devices to get more involved with the show, while a majority use the time to check email.
Shelly Palmer Radio Report – October 14, 2011
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).